spring

Waking from the strange dreams of winter slumberand sliding into the psychedelic textures of this glorious balance between night and daylight and dark.Rub your sleepy eyes awake open them wideto the exalted enchantment of this fragile, wild, messy, exquisitely beautiful waking world.Sink into the remembrance born from death.Let your bare feet touch the thawing Earthget some dirt under your nails and let…

stillness

Let me be an apprentice to stillness.Let me be an open vesselfilling with the vastness of each moment overflowing with every lovinggrievinglustfulpainfulecstaticachingrawsensation.Moments that birth and die contract and expandarise and dissolve.Let me embody exquisite gentleness and the strength to softenwith my tendrils stretched wideshimmering in receptivity.Let me breathe into each question without ever needing to know the answer.

the false selves

We can so easily become addicted to the games we play in order to collect tiny morsels of acceptance. These are futile games of measuring risk and reward clenching your fists around the reins that tame your wild heart. Carefully calculating every word that escapes your lips every emotion that seeps through your pores every…

winter solstice

Winter solstice.The rebirth of the sunand the slow,slow return of the light.‘Tis the season to turn inwardstoke the firesnourishsnugglereflectrest.The time to tend our rootsthat will feed the blooms yet to come.Sip broth of bone, fat and rootand simmer yourself right downto the bottom of the pot.Revel in beeswax-lit lullabiesthe smell of old booksand teakettle conversations.Tuck…

of earth and sky

my spirit lives in a house made of earth and sky there are butterflies in my eyelashes stars in my eyes rose petals line my lips I dress my body with moonlight my spine is stacked with the bones of my ancestors a warm breeze carries prayers from my mouth to the divine a thousand…

chasing the muse

Creativity can be a fickle and elusive lover. The passion ebbs and flows like the tides, it cycles like the moon, it can go into deep hibernation in the shadows. She does not want to be pursued or chased; she is not prey to a stalking predator. She does not fall for cheap tricks or…

devotion

you can go to all the workshops and retreats and read all of the books and do all of the practices and go to the holy places and sing the songs of worship and push your mind and body to the edge and work with all the gurus and teachers and do all the right…